Gunmen shoot cop at Hazratbal
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 14: Unidentified gunmen Friday shot a policeman from point-blank range at Hazratabal in Srinagar.
Police said the cop belonging to Indian Reserve Police, 19 battalion, Sajad Ahmad was fired upon by militants on his head around 2 PM.
Doctors at SK Institute of Medical Sciences termed his condition as critical.
“Our cop was in Tailbal Bus Stand as soon as Friday prayers were over. Some gunmen appeared on the back pumping bullets in his head. The policeman was rushed to hospital for treatment and is under observation,” an official said.
He said the cop was without weapon at the time of assault. “The policeman was on law and order duty with police station Nigeen,” he added.
Eyewitnesses said that soon after the shootout reinforcements were rushed to the area to nab the gunmen. Traffic remained suspended in the area for some time.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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